Pat Helms has a ring placed on his finger by partner Curtis Stephens as they married this week at the Jefferson County courthouse in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop the marriages from beginning in the conservative Southern state.
Pat Helms has a ring placed on his finger by partner Curtis Stephens as they married this week at the Jefferson County courthouse in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop the marriages from beginning in the conservative Southern state. Hal Yeager The Associated Press
Pat Helms has a ring placed on his finger by partner Curtis Stephens as they married this week at the Jefferson County courthouse in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop the marriages from beginning in the conservative Southern state. Hal Yeager The Associated Press

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